INFORMATION FOR PRAGUE
From: Anne Lord <Anne.Lord@localhost
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 93 16:23:00 +0100
IMPORTANT IMPORTANT IMPORTANT IMPORTANT IMPORTANT IMPORTANT
Additional background information for
the forthcoming RIPE meeting,
Prague January 25-27th, 1993
SIGHTSEEING TOUR AROUND PRAGUE
Meeting place : Jose Marti Street 2, Prague 6 (near the KRYSTAL hotel)
Date and time : 10 a.m. Sunday, January 24th, 1993.
During the city tour you will see all the main sights of the "Golden Town",
e.g. the St. Wenceslas Square, Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Old
Town Square and many others. The sightseeing tour will last for about 2 hours
and will end again near the hotel KRYSTAL. Tickets can be bought 30 minutes
before the time of departure at the meeting point (tickets cost 150,- Kcs
each - you will be able to get an official receipt).
From January 1st, 1993 the taxi prices in Prague have been increased.
The maximum fare per kilometre has been increased from 8 to 10 Kcs (all other
taxi fees remain the same). The approximate cost of a taxi from the Airport
to the RIPE Meeting venue (Dejvice, Technicka Street) is approximately
136 Kcs (distance of 13 km @ 10 Kcs = 130 Kcs plus a fixed charge of 6 Kcs).
There is a bank at the airport where you can change money. Alternatively
there are lots of money exchange offices around the town of Prague.
Exchange rates approx: 1 US dollar = 28 Kcs
1 UK pound = 50 Kcs
1 DM = 18 Kcs
1 ECU = 35 Kcs
There will be a baggage store for people who have luggage etc that they need
to store safely.
FAXES, TELEPHONES and LOGIN sessions
Whilst at the RIPE meeting you will be able to receive faxes on the
following number: + 42 231 12463. (The fax is located in Jan Guntograds
office in Zikova Street).
Public telephones are located on either side of the entrance to No 2,
Technicka Street - the venue of the RIPE meeting.
A terminal room with approximately 20 terminals will be available for
use by the attendees from 8 am until 9 pm each day. The terminals are
in the Regional Computing Centre, 3rd floor, no 4 Zikova Street (which
runs parallel to Technicka Street). There will be signposts. Attendees
will be able to connect via Telnet sessions.
Last call for VEGETARIANS and SPECIAL DIETS
If you are a vegetarian or have a special diet, and have not already
informed the organisers, please do so as soon as possible by sending a
message to meeting@localhost.
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